Kavanaugh Is The Wrong Nominee For Our Times

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The Kavanaugh confirmation process has been a missed opportunity for the United States to face up to many urgent issues on which the bi-partisans in Washington, DC are united and [...]

One Small Step For The Web

By Tim Berners-Lee, Medium.com. -

I’ve always believed the web is for everyone. That’s why I and others fight fiercely to protect it. The changes we’ve managed to bring have created a better and more connected world. But for all [...]

Suicide Rate Surging Among Afghanistan Iraq War Veterans

By Whitney Webb, Mintpress News. -

Washington - New data released Wednesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs has shown that the suicide rate among young military veterans continues to climb, despite a decline in the overall [...]

Hundreds Gather For The March For Black Women In D.C.

By Taryn Finley, Huff Post. -

Black activist groups marched on the National Mall and Justice Department in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to raise awareness about the injustices black women face. The march’s goal was [...]

Unprecedented Study Finds US Ranks 27th Among Nations Investing In Education & Health Care

By Staff, Human Capital -

The United States ranks 27th in the world for its investments in education and health care as measurements of its commitment to economic growth, according to the first-ever scientific study [...]

Immigrants Make Journey For Justice

By Peniel Ibe, American Friends Service Committee. -

After six weeks of traveling across the United States, the TPS Journey 4 Justice bus arrived in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Sept. 25. The bus carried more than 50 immigrants with Temporary [...]

Palestine Sues United States Over Jerusalem Embassy

By Al Jazeera. -

Palestine filed a complaint against the United States with the United Nations top court over Washington's decision to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.  In [...]

Supreme Court: Difficult Nominations Have Lead To Historical Injustices

By Calvin Schermerhorn, The Conversation. -

Far from being unusual, the hurried and partisan Supreme Court confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh mirrors several notable examples of similarly politicized confirmations in U.S. [...]

A Case For Giving Everyone A Share Of Public Wealth

By Jim Pugh, In These Times. -

In late August, the People’s Policy Project, a left-wing think tank run by economist and writer Matt Bruenig, released a proposal for the creation of a social wealth fund in the United States. [...]

Catalan Police Use Force To Separate Independence Protesters From Police Honored For Crack-Down

By ACN, Catalan News -

Thousands of pro-independence people took to the streets of Barcelona on Saturday to oppose a march by Spanish police unions that wanted to honor officers that took part in last year's referendum [...]

Trump At The UN: Lies, Damn Lies, & Statistics

By Staff, Jackrasmus.com -

This past week Donald Trump appeared before the United Nations Assembly in New York. In typical Trump style, he immediately launched into bragging about his accomplishments. Like most of his [...]

Washington Walkouts Win Teachers Big Raises

By Barbara Madeloni, Labornotes.org -

Fifteen districts started the school year on strike in Washington state—the latest to ride the West Virginia wave. “For my whole life I thought this was just the way it was, that I would have to [...]

17 Years Of Getting Afghanistan Completely Wrong

By David Swanson, Davidswanson.org -

There are, as far as I know, no polls on the percentage of people in the United States who know that the war is still going on, but it seems to be pretty low. Polling Report lists no polls at all [...]

Why Do We Tolerate Kavanaugh’s Complicity With Torture?

By Ted Rall, Counterpunch.org -

Liberal Democrats are out to get Brett Kavanaugh. They are right to be; he is dangerous. Confirming Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would lock in a right-wing majority for a generation. Abortion [...]